3-year-old girl fatally struck by pickup on US 421 in Manchester

By Alan S. Rubin | April 04, 2022

CLAY COUNTY, KY – A 3-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle in Clay County last week, Kentucky State Police said. KSP was notified of the accident on U.S. 421 south in the Manchester area on Wednesday at about 3 p.m. An investigation showed that 59-year-old Delbert Allen of Manchester had been driving a 1996 Dodge pickup truck north on US …Read more

Vanceburg woman killed when SUV collides with truck in Lewis County

By Alan S. Rubin | April 01, 2022

LEWIS COUNTY, KY – Kentucky State Police said a driver was killed when her SUV was involved in a collision with a truck in Lewis County on Wednesday morning. KSP reported in a news release that the incident took place on the Grayson Spur near the junction of Lower Kinney Road at about 6:17 a.m. Investigators determined that 61-year-old James Kurtz of Rockford, …Read more

Man arrested in connection with fatal wrong-way crash in western Kentucky

By Alan S. Rubin | March 31, 2022

LYON COUNTY, KY – Authorities said they have made an arrest in relation to a fatal wrong-way accident in 2020 in Lyon County, Kentucky. According to KFVS, the suspect is 31-year-old Jose Antonio of Portland, Tennessee. He was taken into custody and charged with reckless homicide for the crash that took place on June 22, 2020 on Interstate 24. Kentucky State Police said …Read more

2 workers seriously injured in construction accident in Kentucky home

By Alan S. Rubin | March 30, 2022

SHARPSBURG, KY – Officials in Bath County said two workers were injured in an accident on the job at an area home on Tuesday morning, reports WKYT. The incident took place at a home on Veterans Memorial Highway near Sharpsburg.  According to investigators, three workers were renovating a basement.  As they poured concrete, some type of  structural failure occurred and part of a …Read more

5 vehicles involved in fatal wreck on Interstate 65

By Alan S. Rubin | March 29, 2022

SIMPSON COUNTY, KY – Authorities said five vehicles were involved in a fatal crash in Simpson County, Kentucky on Thursday morning. According to WREG, the incident took place on Interstate 65 near the state border with Tennessee at about 4 a.m.  Investigators with the Kentucky State Police said 28-year-old Christopher Steger was driving south in a Ford Ecosport when he entered the right …Read more

Taylorsville man dies after 2-car collision on Spencer County highway

By Alan S. Rubin | March 28, 2022

SPENCER COUNTY, KY – The Kentucky State Police said a driver was killed in a two-car collision in Spencer County last Wednesday. According to state troopers, 46-year-old Dustin Herrick of Peewee Valley was driving a Chevrolet Silverado south on KY-155 and crashed into a northbound BMW driven by 68-year-old Gerald Tromp of Taylorsville. Tromp was pronounced dead at the scene by the Spencer …Read more

Worker found dead following roof collapse at coal mine in Harlan County

By Alan S. Rubin | March 25, 2022

HARLAN COUNTY, KY – A worker was found dead following an accident at a coal mine in Harlan County, according to WYMT. The victim was identified as 33-year-old James Brown of Lynch. Brown was working about 14,000 feet underground at the D-29 Darby Fork Mine in Holmes Mill Sunday night when a section of the roof collapsed, officials said. The Kentucky Energy and …Read more

Driver critically injured in crash on Interstate 265 in Jefferson County

By Alan S. Rubin | March 24, 2022

LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Metro police said a collision in Jefferson County Monday night left a driver critically injured. According to WHAS, two vehicles were involved in the crash on Interstate 265 at mile marker 20. Investigators said a woman was driving on I-265 westbound when she drove off the roadway, overcorrected and hit another vehicle. The woman then drove off the roadway …Read more

Tow truck driver injured on the job while working at Lexington crash

By Alan S. Rubin | March 23, 2022

LEXINGTON, KY – Police said the driver of a tow truck was injured at the scene of a crash in Lexington Saturday morning, reports WTVQ. The driver was responding to lend his assistance after a single-car accident that occurred near the inner loop of New Circle Road at Winchester at about 1:30 a.m.  Police said that the road was closed to traffic when …Read more

Head-on collision in Adair County leaves 1 dead, 5 others injured

By Alan S. Rubin | March 22, 2022

ADAIR COUNTY, KY – Kentucky State Police and local rescue squads were at the scene of a fatal head-on crash in Adair County on Sunday morning. State police issued a news release on the collision that took place on Bridgewater Road at about 10:43 a.m. The initial investigation inducted that 28-year-old Jessican Wilkinson of Columbia, Kentucky was driving a Chrysler Van north on …Read more